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The End of the Trip

I am trying to get myself out of a jam that I myself created. The last part of our upcoming trip to Utah and Arizona consists of time spent around Lake Powell. The closest town is Page, AZ. The campground of preference is Wahweap Marina. Though I've been looking at campgrounds since November, I could… Continue reading The End of the Trip

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Watchman Woes

So the last post was kind of a cliffhanger, right? Will the husband get the job done and reserve a campsite as requested? Well, here's how it all played out: 10:00 a.m. -- In the midst of plugging headphones into iPads and trying to log each kindergartener into their reading app (a task that can… Continue reading Watchman Woes

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Road Trip to Acadia: Part One

Day One: Spartanburg to Annapolis, MD It seems like the hardest part of taking a vacation is actually getting on the road. When we hitched the van to the camper to finally leave town, it was very inconsistent starting.  We swung by a car parts store and hoped it was just the battery, which turned… Continue reading Road Trip to Acadia: Part One

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Today’s Progress

Well, today I didn't get much done in my goal-setting venture.  BUT I got one wall of our boys' room painted.  Two walls down, two to go.  Why am I painting one wall at a time, you ask?  Well, I have two walls that are painted solid blue and two walls that will be painted… Continue reading Today’s Progress

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Getting the Kids to Help

Our kids are all old enough to really help around the house and be responsible for their rooms.  However, my mom would say they do not do enough.  Right now they are supposed to do a quick 5 minute clean-up in their rooms, bring the dirty clothes to the laundry room, memorize Scripture or Catechism… Continue reading Getting the Kids to Help